[ string-ee ]
/ ˈstrɪŋ i /
adjective, string·i·er, string·i·est.
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British Dictionary definitions for stringiness
/ (ˈstrɪŋɪ) /
adjective stringier or stringiest
made of strings or resembling strings
(of meat, etc) fibrous
(of a person's build) wiry; sinewy
(of liquids) forming in strings
Derived forms of stringystringily, adverbstringiness, noun
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